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550kg of explosives recovered
from Jharkhand-Orissa border


Giridhar Gopal in Bhubaneswar | June 09, 2003 20:11 IST

Orissa and Jharkhand police have recovered about 550kg of explosives hidden in a pit six feet below the ground in the Saranda forest in Jharkhand, police told rediff.comon Monday.

Maoist Communist Centre activists had stolen the explosives from the Orissa-Jharkhand border in April, Superintendent of Police (Sundergarh district) Y K Jethwa said.

The explosives were recovered in the course of a joint operation by the police of both the states against the MCC on Saturday night, he said addingno arrest has been made as yet in this connection.



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